You work hard at reaching a healthy weight. You eat right and you exercise. You are not perfect in your efforts but you do the best you can. You do lose some weight but it comes off slowly. Still, you struggle with stubborn post pregnancy weight loss. In your disappointment and frustration, you stumble upon a website that features a large headline that catches your eye, “Acai Berry Diet Exposed: Miracle Diet or Scam?”
You’ve seen these things before. It is typically the blog page about a Mom that lost 30 pounds in just over a month by taking Acai Pills along with a colon cleansing pill. You usually click right through without even stopping to read it but this is presented differently. Is it a news story? It is hard to tell from the first glance. There is a picture of a woman claiming to be a reporter that has tried this diet fad. The photo shows a young, pretty and seemingly thin person that states that she has already lost 25 pounds in four weeks. It seems too good to be true. Still, you can’t help but reading on.
The promise of fast weight loss is very alluring, especially when the company delivers the urgency to try the product by offering a free 30 day trial supply. It is so simple. Provide your credit card number for the shipping, take the pills and watch the weight melt away. Your fingers want to start typing in your information. It wouldn’t hurt to try it, right? Suddenly, your brain trumps your mind’s vision of a bikini body. There is no miracle pill. You want healthy weight loss that is long term. Even if the pills do work, are you going to take them forever? After a momentary lapse of rational thinking, you come to your senses and cancel out of the browser.
I cannot say if this product works because I have not tried it but I believe in eating right and staying active to achieve and maintain a healthy and fit body. As tempting as it seems to be able to lose weight fast for an upcoming event or trip, I would stick to the traditional method instead of relying on a “magic pill.” I really do believe that if it seems too good to be true, it is.